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Biz Tek Today: Data Analytics are Here to Stay

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Data analytics are all the rage these days.  Are you familiar with the massive effort to collect data?  Just about everything we do is measured, analyzed and reviewed for marketing, statistics, security and a whole host of other uses.  However, while there is much data, I wonder how good the data is.  Is the data really predictive and reliable?  I don’t have the answer but I do know that the collection of data and the associated analytics are here to stay.

Entrepreneurship

How to Find and Recognize Good Business Opportunities  Yahoo Small Business Advisor There are so many opportunities out there, which one is right for you?…. READ MORE

Five Things to Know About The State of Female Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Memphis Business Journal It was the first comprehensive analysis of venture capital investments in female entrepreneurs since 1999…..READ MORE

Founders and Entrepreneurs Must Learn How Much Pressure is Too Much Pressure Forbes How do I know when I have been working too hard, or how can I tell when I have become fixated on a problem that I just need to let go of?….READ MORE

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Technology

What Mobile Working Can Bring to Every Small Business The Register We can all recognize the enormous benefits going mobile can bring to a business. It means staff can be more efficient and responsive….READ MORE

Don’t Drive Your Business Without Data Yahoo Small Business Advisor Without using data to guide decision making, most small businesses and startups do what they think makes the most sense: They chase competitors….READ MORE

National Security Entrepreneurs Create Cyber Insurance The Huffingtonpost After doing a few years’ time on the public payroll, national security czars are distinguishing themselves for their entrepreneurial ability to capitalize on what they learned in government…..READ MORE

One in Three Use Social Networking Websites to Seek More Information About Employers The Economic Times Nearly a third of all candidates use social media networking sites like Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn to gather information about open positions as well as the organizations they wish to work for ….READ MORE

Transactions

The Art of Combining and Splitting Companies Business 2 Community Low interest rates, deep corporate pockets and a rebounding economy have combined to spur mergers and acquisitions to a level that has not been seen for more than seven years… READ MORE

RIA Deals: How to Keep Clients Happy Financial Planning As advisors look to mergers and acquisitions to fuel growth strategies and succession plans, firms need to look beyond nuts and bolts of the transaction and think strategically about how a combined firm will operate... READ MORE

Going Through the Back Door for M&A Deal Profits CNBC Mergers and acquisitions are hot. Corporations flush with cash may not be hiring hordes of workers, but they aren’t just buying back shares or increasing dividends, either…READ MORE

M&A Boom Gets a Twist: Predators Become Prey The Wall Street Journal Memo to companies bidding for rivals: Watch your back. Several companies that signed agreements this year to buy other outfits have ended up as the prey…READ MORE

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